Public Benefits, Welfare & Medical Assistance: Selective Service Registration
In order to receive many public benefits, including student loans and job training, males 18 years of age and older need to register for the Selective Service. Some reentering individuals did not register for the Selective Service, and therefore are denied these benefits. This section contains information about how to address problems resulting from a failure to register before the age of 26. Individuals who did not register should obtain a status information letter.
- Overview of who must register and when.
- Information about what to do if you did not register before you turned 26.
- Information from the Selective Service on obtaining a status information letter.
- Form to request your selective service status.
- Explains financial aid issues with respect to Selective Service registration.
| Other pages in this section: Applications & Forms - Overview of Public Benefits Lost Due to Criminal Record - Disability & Social Security After Incarceration - Losing Benefits Due to Warrants - Selective Service Registration - Medicaid, Medicare Health Care - Health Care While Incarcerated